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Kofi Annan: UN s rock star secretary-general

UNITED NATIONS – Kofi Annan, who died on Saturday, August 18 , at the age of 80, led the United Nations through the divisive years of the Iraq war and the trauma of the September 11, 2001 attacks.  The first secretary-general from sub-Saharan Africa, Ghanaian-born Annan was credited for raising the UN's profile during his two-term ........»»

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Dissecting kilig: How KathNiel does it

MANILA, Philippines – On August 29, the newest movie of the Kathryn Bernardo and Daniel Padilla love team (fondly called KathNiel by fans) will be premiering in Philippine theaters nationwide. Directed by Cathy Garcia-Molina, The Hows of Us will be KathNiel’s 7th movie together. Releasing a movie yearly since ........»»

Source: Rappler RapplerCategory: News15 hr. 58 min. ago Related News

Sharon Cuneta recalls how her romance with Richard Gomez blossomed

Now that they have an upcoming movie together, Sharon Cuneta got nostalgic and revealed her romance with Richard Gomez blossomed back in the day. The Megastar thought it best to finally make the big reveal via her Instagram on Thursday. She first posted a throwback video of herself and Gomez, who was a guest star in her now-defunct "The Sharon Cuneta Show." "This was our first appearance together since he started calling and visiting me na!" Cuneta revealed, adding that it was also the time he finally asked her out. Cuneta, who at the time could not stop gushing about their romance, said she had his shirt which he wore in that performance and which "I put inside his pillowca...Keep on reading: Sharon Cuneta recalls how her romance with Richard Gomez blossomed.....»»

Source: Inquirer InquirerCategory: 16 hr. 58 min. ago Related News

Angelica Panganiban, Carlo Aquino almost kiss while playing a party game

Angelica Panganiban and Carlo Aquino sent the hearts of CarGel fans racing when they almost kissed while playing the party game "suck and blow." As part of their promotions for their upcoming film "Exes Baggage," Panganiban and Aquino took up the "suck and blow" challenge. Footage of their attempt was then uploaded on the Facebook account of Black Sheep Studio, which produced the movie, on Friday, Aug. 17. "Suck and blow" involves a set of playing cards that two participants transfer to a container from the deck. The participants must transfer the cards using only their lips. They do this by having one participant suck on the face of one card to hold it in place. The other part...Keep on reading: Angelica Panganiban, Carlo Aquino almost kiss while playing a party game.....»»

Source: Inquirer InquirerCategory: 16 hr. 58 min. ago Related News

The classic pixie cut, as seen on iconic movie characters

The pixie is one of the most intimidating haircuts. This may be due to how society relates femininity with having long locks. Around two months ago, I finally decided to have my hair cut to the iconic style. Like most people, I was worried I'd look like a boy, but decided to push through with it---and I'm so glad I did. I don't know why, but there's something highly empowering about having my nape and shoulders exposed. Instead of beauty trends, I was actually inspired by characters from some of my favorite films. Contrary to what you might think, the pixie is very versatile and can be classy or edgy, depending on how you style it.If you're planning on getting a pixie haircut, let ...Keep on reading: The classic pixie cut, as seen on iconic movie characters.....»»

Source: Inquirer InquirerCategory: Aug 17th, 2018Related News

Stars pay tribute to Regal matriarch

Is Mother Lily Monteverde really turning 80 tomorrow? Regal Films' beloved matriarch does not seem to age, because she never slows down. She spreads her joie de vivre around so well. Even after many decades, Mother has not lost her Midas touch in the biz. The grand dame of the local movie industry could very well afford to sit on her laurels. But she just loves show biz so much (and it loves her back), that's why Mother keeps giving the industry her all. As a teenager, I have fond memories of tagging along with my mom (Inday Badiday) to Mother's Greenhills home and Regal Films' parties. That priceless experience thrust me into the show biz world. My gay son's (IC Mendoza) career as...Keep on reading: Stars pay tribute to Regal matriarch.....»»

Source: Inquirer InquirerCategory: Aug 17th, 2018Related News

Meet the Crazy Rich Asian women

LOS ANGELES--Among the actresses in 'Crazy Rich Asians,' the first Hollywood movie with a predominantly Asian cast in 25 years since 'The Joy Luck Club,' the casting of veteran.....»»

Source: Philippinetimes PhilippinetimesCategory: NewsAug 17th, 2018Related News

Meet the ‘Crazy Rich Asian’ women

LOS ANGELES---Among the actresses in "Crazy Rich Asians," the first Hollywood movie with a predominantly Asian cast in 25 years since "The Joy Luck Club," the casting of veteran Lisa Lu is significant. The esteemed Chinese thespian is in the cast of both movies. Lisa, who played An-Mei (one of the mothers) in "The Joy Luck Club," has been our friend and colleague for years in Hollywood. One of her first breaks was landing the female lead opposite James Stewart in "The Mountain Road." And who can forget her brief but indelible appearance as the Empress Dowager in Bernardo Bertolucci's "The Last Emperor"? We saw Ang Lee stand up in one occasion to reverently greet and acknowledge Lis...Keep on reading: Meet the ‘Crazy Rich Asian’ women.....»»

Source: Inquirer InquirerCategory: Aug 16th, 2018Related News

MTRCB Summit Highlights Contributions of Cebuano Films in Movie Industry

At least 552 students from various universities, colleges and high schools participated in the whole-day 6th Family and Child Summit, as Gov. Hilario P. Davide III thanked the Movie and Television Review and Classification Board (MTRCB) for holding the activity at the Capitol Social Hall. ”I’m delighted not only because it brings honor and pride […].....»»

Source: Metrocebu MetrocebuCategory: NewsAug 16th, 2018Related News

Ablaze at 80

Zambia Consul Louie Ablaza celebrated his 80th birthday with a retro rock n’ roll party at Hacienda Amelia, the Ablaza family’s majestic estate in Alfonso, Cavite......»»

Source: Philstar PhilstarCategory: NewsAug 15th, 2018Related News

Woods now at peace

LAST week’s broadcast ratings are out, and, as expected, the final round of the PGA Championship got a major — pun wholly intended — boost when Tiger Woods played himself into contention and became the prime focus of CBS’ Sunday coverage of the final Grand Slam event of the year. Even as the rock-star atmosphere he engendered at Bellerive highlighted his pull among the sport’s avid followers, the myriad eyeballs he attracted on the small screen served as proof of his unparalleled crossover appeal. The post Woods now at peace appeared first on BusinessWorld......»»

Source: Bworldonline BworldonlineCategory: NewsAug 15th, 2018Related News

Mega’s busy weekend with the boys

It was a busy working weekend for Megastar Sharon Cuneta. On Saturday, she graced the History Maker Awards at the World Trade Center Manila---where she met up with fellow honorees and screen partners Christopher de Leon, Albert Martinez and Aga Muhlach. Mega jokingly exclaimed that she couldn't help beaming because she was sandwiched between her "ultimate crush" Christopher and "puppy love ex-beau" Albert in the photo session. She related that she had just bought a copy of Christopher's old film with another favorite Hilda Koronel, Laurice Guillen's "Kasal?"---the first Filipino movie she saw in a movie house in 1980. Christopher said he was honored to score the History M...Keep on reading: Mega’s busy weekend with the boys.....»»

Source: Inquirer InquirerCategory: Aug 14th, 2018Related News

LOOK: Disney unveils Liu Yifei in full costume as real-life Mulan

Disney has unleashed a teaser for its upcoming live-action 'Mulan' movie, unveiling the first image of actress Liu Yifei in full gear as the feisty heroine. ........»»

Source: Philippinetimes PhilippinetimesCategory: NewsAug 14th, 2018Related News

Public apology, labas sa isyung Dingdong-‘Probinsyano’

Kyline, pinull-out sa BiGuel movie MULA sa pagtsi-check-in nina Marian Rivera at Dingdong Dantes, kasama si Zia, hanggang sa birthday mismo ng aktres with their families, aligagang-aligaga ang aktor. Tapos naging busy pa si Dingdong sa pagsulat sa production ng Ang Probinsyano para iparating ang disappointment at reklamo sa walang….....»»

Source: Journal JournalCategory: NewsAug 14th, 2018Related News

Xian Lim will direct his first movie for Cinemalaya 2019

MANILA, Philippines – Xian Lim will soon be direct his film, and it's going to be an entry for no less than the Cinemalaya film festival.  On Sunday, August 12, Xian joined the list of directors who were announced as part of Cinemalaya 2019's lineup. Xian's movie is entitled Tabon......»»

Source: Rappler RapplerCategory: NewsAug 14th, 2018Related News

LOOK: A sneak peek of Liu Yifei as Mulan

Last year, it was announced that Liu Yifei will be playing Mulan in the live-action remake. She was previously seen in Once Upon a Time and The Forbidden Kingdom. Now that filming has started, we eager fans now have a first look at her as Mulan. According to People, the movie will start filming in New Zealand and China. Other cast members include Donnie Yen, Jason Scott Lee, and Yoson An. Now that we have a glimpse of what Mulan will look like, we just have to wait for March 27, 2020, which is the tentative release date. Are you guys excited to see the movie too? [People]   Photo courtesy of The Indian Express For the latest in culture, fashion, beauty,...Keep on reading: LOOK: A sneak peek of Liu Yifei as Mulan.....»»

Source: Inquirer InquirerCategory: Aug 14th, 2018Related News

Celebs, personalities honor, support ‘gravely ill’ Aretha Franklin

News of "Queen of Soul" Aretha Franklin being gravely ill has compelled many admirers, celebrities and non-celebrities alike, to take to social media to offer their support and pay homage to the legendary singer. Known for songs such as "Respect", "(You Make Me Feel Like) A Natural Woman" and "I Say A Little Prayer", among others, Franklin has long immortalized herself as a true icon of soul music thanks to her decades' worth of experience and accolades, such as her 18 Grammy Awards and the first woman to ever be inducted into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame. The 76-year-old was first diagnosed with cancer in 2010 and marked her last performance in November 2017 for the Elton Jo...Keep on reading: Celebs, personalities honor, support ‘gravely ill’ Aretha Franklin.....»»

Source: Inquirer InquirerCategory: Aug 14th, 2018Related News

What JC Santos loves about working with Bela Padilla

Costars JC Santos (left) and Bela Padilla Bela Padilla and JC Santos got me totally engrossed in their movie, 'The Day After Valentine's' (Viva Films' entry in the Pista ng Peli.....»»

Source: Philippinetimes PhilippinetimesCategory: NewsAug 14th, 2018Related News

‘Crazy Rich Asians’ spurs conversation over representation

NEW YORK --- The upcoming release of "Crazy Rich Asians" has a lot of Asian-Americans excited because it's been more than two decades since a major Hollywood studio put out a movie with a predominantly Asian cast. They see it as a win for diversity and representation. The movie is a romantic comedy about a middle-class Chinese-American woman who finds out her boyfriend's family in Singapore is, well, crazy rich. But some critics have pushed back, saying the movie centers on already well-represented parts of Singapore and ignores that country's minority communities. The Warner Bros. release comes out Wednesday. It's directed by Jon M. Chu and includes Asian-American act...Keep on reading: ‘Crazy Rich Asians’ spurs conversation over representation.....»»

Source: Inquirer InquirerCategory: Aug 13th, 2018Related News

LOOK: Sharon Cuneta, Richard Gomez reunite for new movie after 15 years

If Megastar Sharon Cuneta and Gabby Concepcion's reunion in a commercial months ago sent the most fervent of fans into a frenzy, then what can Sharonians say now that their idol is paired with.....»»

Source: Philippinetimes PhilippinetimesCategory: NewsAug 13th, 2018Related News